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Do Business Schools Have a Responsibility?

At a joint Society for Business Ethics and Academy of Management Social Issues in Management event, Olsson Center Senior Fellow and Ross School of Business Professor James P. Walsh gave a speech titled “What is Progress?” In it he compared … Continue reading

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Stakeholder Responsibility

According to the article “Corporate and Stakeholder Responsibility: Making Business Ethics a Two-Way Conversation” by Jerry D. Goodstein and Andrew C. Wicks, while it is imperative that an emphasis remains on corporate responsibility, it is just as important that stakeholders … Continue reading

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What Stakeholder Theory is Not

Excerpted from an article by Robert Phillips, R. Edward Freeman and Andrew C. Wicks
The word “stakeholder” has become a commonly used term in business and in other sectors. The term means many different things to many different people and hence … Continue reading

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Stakeholder Strategy and Resiliency

At a recent public forum for local business owners, Olsson Center Senior Fellow Jared Harris asked, “what is the purpose of business?” The audience, made up of sustainable business owners responded with answers about passion, purpose and a need to … Continue reading

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New Models of Business in Society

This fall Professor R. Edward Freeman will teach a free, five-week course online about the ethics of business in society. “New Models of Business in Society” is being offered through Coursera as a new way to learn. The course will … Continue reading

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